NOTICE TO BIDDERS
CITY OF DUBUQUE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
ICE HARBOR FLOOD GATE ABUTMENT REPAIR
120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals
Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 p.m. on November 5, 2019, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa.
120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered
Sealed proposals will be opened and Bids tabulated at 2:00 p.m. on November 5, 2019, at City Hall, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by the City Council at its meeting on November 18, 2019. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids.
120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work
Work on the Project must be commenced within ten (10) calendar days after the Notice to Proceed has been issued and shall be fully completed by June 30, 2020.
120.4 Bid Security
Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful Bidder will enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract. The Bid security must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the contract and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a certified share draft drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered credit union, or the Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The Bid Bond must contain no conditions except as provided in this section.
120.5 Contract Documents
Paper copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at Tri-State Blueprint, 696 Central Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa 52001, phone (563) 556-3030. No plan deposit is required. The City requests that non-bidders return Contract Documents as soon as possible after the Bid opening.
Electronic copies will be available on the City’s website at www.cityofdubuque.org/bids.aspx, and at plan room locations as listed below:
CMD Group (formerly Reed Construction Data): www.cmdgroup.com
Dodge Data & Analytics: http://construction.com
Master Builders/Construction Update Plan Room: www.mbionline.com
120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes.
120.7 Sales Tax
The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption certificate will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the Project.
120.8 Funding Requirements
120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project
Ice Harbor Flood Gate Abutment Repair
CIP # 720-2792
The project includes selective demolition of existing damaged concrete and installation of galvanized bent plates on abutment corners including grouting and installation of adhesive anchors.
Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $85,000.
The project specifications also provide for a $1,000.00/day cost of delay if not completed by June 30, 2020.
120.9 Pre-Bid Construction Conference
No Pre-Bid Construction Conference to be held.
120.10 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause
The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an award.
120.11 Notice to Bidders Distribution
On the October 8, 2019 this Notice was posted at the following locations:
• Posted on the City of Dubuque Website: www.cityofdubuque.org/bids
• Posted on Master Builders of Iowa website/Construction Update Network: www.mbionline.com